Destination Lapland | Privacy
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Privacy Policy

Updated 18.08.2020

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires the registrar to inform its registrants about how personal data is collected and used. This privacy policy covers this obligation.

1. Registrar

Destination Lapland Oy (”Destination Lapland”)
Business-ID: FI08848700
Address: Sivulantie 6, 95970 Äkäslompolo, Finland
Phone:  +358 16 510 330

2. Name of register

Destination Lapland customer registry.

3. Contact

Sanna Toivonen
Destination Lapland Oy
Sivulantie 6
95970 Äkäslompolo, Finland
Phone. +358 40 714 0014

4.  Reasons for collecting personal data and how they are used

How we collect data:

  • Personal data is processed based on the customer relationship (eg. cabin owner, cabin rental, purchase of service)
  • Personal data is processed based on consent (eg. contact information collected at fairs, consent and subscriptions in forms)

How personal data is used

Information in our customer registry can be used:

  • to offer, develop and execute services offered by the Destination Lapland
  • to manage and maintain customer relationships
  • to manage bookings
  • for accounting (incl. controlling and collecting payments, owner settlement)
  • for direct marketing

Destination Lapland also uses personal data provided in bookings and contracts:

  • for administrative purposes and other legal obligations
  • to develop and manage products and services
  • to develop and manage sales and marketing measures
  • to improve user experience

Who processes personal data

The registrar and its employees process the personal data collected. We may also outsource the processing of said data to a third-party, whereby we ensure by contractual agreements, that the personal data is processed within the GDPR guidelines and also otherwise in a proper manner.

5. Data we collect

We may collect, process and save the following personal data to our customer registry:

  • Name
  • Contact information (phone number, e-mail, address)
  • Language of customer
  • Start date of customer relationship
  • Date of editing personal data
  • Customer type (company, private)
  • Billing information
  • Direct marketing permission or prohibition
  • Booking information and booking history
  • Other data collected, with the consent of the customer, which are essential for executing our services (eg. allergies, restricted mobility)

Destination Lapland corrects, deletes and completes faulty, unnecessary, missing or outdated personal information in the register on its own initiative or by the registered’s request.

Duration of data processing

In general, personal data stored in the register will be processed as long as the customer relationship is active.

6. Regular sources of information

Information is collected with the consent of:

  • the customers themselves when booking or purchasing our services.
  • the cabin owners themselves in matters related to their rental properties.
  • the customers themselves when filling in forms on- or offline.
  • the customers themselves at fairs and other events.

7. Rightful data transfer

Destination Lapland does not transfer personal data to outside parties for marketing purposes, surveys or marketing research.  Destination Lapland may conduct direct marketing measures to customers through mail, e-mail or telephone (sms).

Information may be transferred to partners of Destination Lapland, which process data on behalf of  Destination Lapland, on the basis of contractual agreements between the two parties. In this case, the data processor has no right to process the transferred data for his own account in his / her own personal registers.

We transfer data to Destination Lapland’s partner companies for the following purposes:

  • execution of purchased services
  • management and maintenance of registry (incl. IT-support)
  • mailing of marketing material

We have ensured that all of our service providers comply with the privacy laws.

Cabin owners, cabin caretakers and cabin cleaners have the right to see the names of their properties customers.

Activity guides have the right to see the names of their own safari customers, as well as other information relevant to the execution and safety of their activities (incl. allergies, injuries, illnesses).

In general personal data is not transferred outside of the EU or outside of the European Economic Area. However, if it is necessary for the purpose of processing personal data, the transfer of data is subject to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

8. Principles of registry protection

The customer register is located in Destination Lapland’s ERP system. Access to the customer register is only available to people working for Destination Lapland who need customer records in their work.

Persons dealing with information in the customer register are bound by the confidentiality obligation under the General Data Protection Regulation. The customer registry information is protected against external data hacking with firewalls and personal user IDs and passwords.

Databases and their backups are located in locked premises where unauthorised access is denied.

9. Rights of the data subject

Right to inspect personal data

The registered has the right to view their personal data stored in our customer registry. The inspection request should be sent in writing and signed to the contact of the customer registry: Sanna Toivonen, Destination Lapland Oy,  Sivulantie 6, 95970 Äkäslompolo. Destination Lapland will send written response to the inspection request to the customer within 30 days of the receipt of the request.

Right to correct personal data

The registered may contact the contact person of the customer registry to correct personal data. The request for correction should be sent in writing to the registry’s contact person mentioned above.

Right to withdrawal of consent

If the customer relationship is only consent-based, and not customer-based, the registered may withdraw their consent at any time.

Right to restriction of processing

The registered may restrict the processing of personal data after the customer relationship has ended (eg. cabin rental agreement has ended), or if they feel that personal data has been processed unlawfully.

Right to object

The registered has the right to deny Destination Lapland the right to process their personal data for direct marketing, telephone sales and other marketing measures. Objections must be sent in writing to the customer registry’s contact person.

Right to be forgotten

The registered has the right to have their personal data erased from the customer registry and marketing lists. We will inform the registered separately in case the deletion of personal data is not possible due to legal obligations.

The registrar is obliged to keep the accounting records in accordance with the Accounting Act (Chapter 2, Section 10) for a period of time (10 years). Therefore, accounting records can not be removed before the deadline expires.

Right to appeal

The registrar has the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Ombudsman if he or she feels that we are in violation of our personal data when processing the applicable privacy legislation.
Contact details of the Data Protection Ombudsman:

10. Automated individual decision-making and profiling

We do not use personal data for automated decision-making or profiling.